Definition of 'yearning'

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But you still seem to be yearning for something more. The Sun (2015)Each bench holds a tragic little operetta of thwarted desire and hapless yearning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The deep yearning for romance that led her from one marriage to another was virtually imprinted on her from childhood. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was so full of yearning, adolescent desire and rebellion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Loneliness can be an intensely painful encounter, along with a deep yearning and a sense of restlessness. Wilkinson, Helena Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)There's a yearning for something more permanent now, people want stability and ritual. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That pain, that longing, that yearning! Times, Sunday Times (2009)By the middle of the century, Romantic yearning had exhausted itself. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Didn't nostalgic yearning for the classical world give us the glories of the Renaissance? Times, Sunday Times (2008)How many other souls, more often young than not, have felt the same yearning and desire to do something with their lives? Christianity Today (2000)The other day I came home chilled to the bone, yearning for something satisfying. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I had a strong yearning for'hard' literature. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Personally, I have a nostalgic yearning for the capsule wardrobe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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